SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF RACE RELATIONS

SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF RACE RELATIONS

South Africa

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The mission of the South African Institute of Race Relations is to promote the ideas and policy solutions necessary to drive the investment and economic growth that will free South Africa's people from unemployment, dependency, and poverty.

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‘LIBERTY IN AFRICA’ ONLINE COURSE EXPLORES PRINCIPLES OF FREEDOM

Africa is an enormous and diverse continent encompassing dozens of independent countries with wide-ranging political systems, circumstances, and resources. Still, people share a struggle for liberty throughout Africa that shares many commonalities. Students for Liberty (SFL) and African Students for Liberty (ASFL) have partnered...

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RULE OF LAW COLLAPSING IN SOUTH AFRICA, FINDS GOVERNMENT CORRUPTION REPORT

A recent government probe rocked South Africa after assertions that the country’s highest elected official, President Jacob Zuma, has engaged in several corrupt activities. Those allegations only scratch the surface, however, according to a recent report from the South African Institute of Race Relations. Titled “Going off the R...

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EXPLORING MARKET SOLUTIONS FOR SOUTH AFRICA’S ENERGY CRISIS

Reliable energy is a crucial factor in thriving economies, but South Africa’s state-owned power utility, Eskom, has had a chronic inability to meet demand for electricity. Its 2015 reintroduction of rolling blackouts, known as “load shedding,” has both large and small businesses feeling the pinch of the stalled market activity t...

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